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An ancient grammatical riddle solved after 2,500 years

An ancient grammatical riddle solved after 2,500 years

A page from an 18th century copy of Pāṇini’s Dhātupāṭha (MS Add.2351) held by the University of Cambridge Library. Credit: Cambridge University Library A grammatical problem that has overcome Sanskrit scholars since the 5th century BC has finally been solved by an Indian doctor. student at the University of Cambridge. Rishi Rajpopat made the breakthrough …

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DNA Shows A Mother Was Also Her Daughter's Uncle - How Scientists Solved This Medical Mystery

DNA Shows A Mother Was Also Her Daughter’s Uncle – How Scientists Solved This Medical Mystery

How can a paternity test suggest that a mother is also the father of her daughter? The answer to this medical mystery, sparked by a puzzling paternity test result, is “When the genes of a missing twin brother live in the mother’s DNA.” The finding, which genetics experts reported earlier this month, suggests such human …

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